For the first time the science of mantra is made understandable for the modern Western reader. The most common misconceptions regarding meditation and the use of mantra are explained clearly and often humorously. This comprehensive book covers the science of mantra from all angles, including linguistics, history, psychology, science, philosophy, and religion. Chapters include “The Sounds and the Psyche,” “Subtle Origins of Sound,” and “Levels of Initiation.”
To purchase, please see: https://themeditationcenter.org/product/mantra-meditation/
Note: at some booksellers, the author listed is Pandit Usharbudh Arya as this is the pre-sanyas name for Swami Veda
Dec 8th, 9th & 10th, 2017 with Pandit Dabral at Loyola U. Retreat Center, Woodstock, Illinois, USA.
Pandit Dabral is a Sanskrit scholar and an advanced teacher in the Himalayan Tradition. He is an initiate of Swami Rama and a disciple of Swami Veda. Pandit Dabral is also our center’s Spiritual Director.
Pandit Dabral will teach us the philosophy and practices within the Tantric texts, including Vijnanabhairava. The retreat will also feature an Ashram like daily schedule.
For the schedule and to register, please see: http://hymcillinois.com/teacher-training-program/annual-hymta-retreat
Many people searching for a purpose in life strive for the abstract goals of knowing God or attaining enlightenment. Swami Rama explains that one of the goals of life is to know yourself on all levels. He presents simple techniques you can use to gain awareness of your body and mind and cultivate increased clarity and determination. Learn about the mystery of life and the importance of finding happiness within.
To purchase, please see: https://themeditationcenter.org/product/finding-meaning-in-life/
Table of Contents
- Silent Prayer of the Heart by Swami Veda Bharati
- Happiness in Marriage by Swami Rama
- Is an Ashram for Me? by Swami Ritavan Bharati
- 2018 Yoga Nidra Retreat
- Strength and Power of the Sangha by Ilaria Sarri
- Ashram for a Weekend by Riemke de Groot
- Talk with Nina Johnson
- New Book Available by Swami Rama Centre
- Dear Yoga Mentor, My Question Is…
- November Christian Meditation Retreat
- Clearing the Path available in India
- A Sleep Science Conference by Stephen Parker (Stoma)
- 2017 Events and Beyond
- Full Moon Meditation Dates
- Location of our SRSG ashram
In this lecture Swami Rama continues his discussion of Kriya Yoga and the Kleshas. He then proceeds to discuss Karma and explains how to enjoy life and find liberation by performing (karma) action skillfully. He explains that renouncing action is not the path to freedom but rather by surrendering the fruits of action to the Divine.
Available for download at: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/swamirama23